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10-10-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Hey I have one of those! Looks much rougher in...

Hey I have one of those! Looks much rougher in person.
(My avatar photo is actually the one remaining fork decal.)
...
10-10-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Thread needs more rules and exclusions.

Thread needs more rules and exclusions.
08-28-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,552
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Congratulations on the finest thread ever....

Congratulations on the finest

thread ever. :thumb:
08-25-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,595
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I saw what you did here. Found it pretty funny,...

I saw what you did here.
Found it pretty funny, too. ;)
08-23-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,063
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Portland Design Works: Shiny Object.

Portland Design Works: Shiny Object.
08-23-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,787
Posted By Fahrenheit531

THE BICYCYLE OF SPRINGS - YouTube

THE BICYCYLE OF SPRINGS - YouTube
08-07-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,132
Posted By Fahrenheit531

It's on your bike, right? Go look. Maybe even...

It's on your bike, right? Go look. Maybe even take picture. Report back.
08-01-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Google 15% drop pressure, consult chart. Adjust...

Google 15% drop pressure, consult chart. Adjust to taste.
07-31-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Fahrenheit531

This. I have been able to comfortably run 700c x...

This. I have been able to comfortably run 700c x 32 on my 1978 Schwinn Volare, '79 Raleigh Comp GS, and '71 Schwinn Paramount. Small sample size, but 100% success rate, so if that's what you're...
07-29-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By Fahrenheit531

If you're gonna drop two grand on something...

If you're gonna drop two grand on something "modern" anything over 17lbs means you're doing it wrong. Lightly used carbon fiber is everywhere.
07-18-21, 08:42 PM
07-17-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,990
Posted By Fahrenheit531

This needed a thread. OR... Only the...

This needed a thread.

OR...

Only the first letter of a sentence is capitalized.

OR...

Sentences should end with some form of punctuation, generally a period.
07-16-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,211
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I voted Japan and resemble that remark. :thumb:

I voted Japan and resemble that remark. :thumb:
07-08-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,624
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I feel like kind of a dick as I root against Cav...

I feel like kind of a dick as I root against Cav re: Merckx, but I'm doing it anyway.
07-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Well-constructed sentences. Concise, like the...

Well-constructed sentences. Concise, like the instructions themselves.

Lacking context perhaps.
06-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 26,555
Posted By Fahrenheit531

There are no gears in bench press. Apples and...

There are no gears in bench press. Apples and oranges. Please stop now.
06-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sheldon Brown called the Centurion Pro Tour the...

Sheldon Brown called the Centurion Pro Tour the best production touring bike of the era.
Someone will be along shortly to take it off your hands, I'm sure. :)
06-20-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64,424
Views: 10,003,552
Posted By Fahrenheit531

They're saving up to make it a new sub-forum.

They're saving up to make it a new sub-forum.
06-19-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I blame the sign. Best not to give those bolts...

I blame the sign. Best not to give those bolts any ideas.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Fahrenheit531

"My neighborhood," as regards bicycle...

"My neighborhood," as regards bicycle purchases/pickups, is somewhat smaller than "the whole of the american southwest." :lol:

Be patient. That's a cool and uncommon bike that someone's gonna...
06-10-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,513
Posted By Fahrenheit531

While my experience is usually the same as the...

While my experience is usually the same as the OP's, I've also spent $30 plus international shipping on a single 1" x 2" foil decal for my Raleigh. :rolleyes:
06-05-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,451
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Sigh. Is there nothing better? I no longer...

Sigh. Is there nothing better?

I no longer care whether or not the sub-forum exists, if I ever did. Just want an end to all the peripheral silliness.
06-05-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,327
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Such a cool bike. :love:

Such a cool bike. :love:
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Cool bike, valuations above are realistic. If...

Cool bike, valuations above are realistic. If this showed up in my neighborhood I'd be sorely tempted. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 385,134
Posted By Fahrenheit531

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
06-02-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Nope.

Nope.
06-01-21, 01:37 PM
06-01-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,122
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Check the pic with the chainring. Now check the...

Check the pic with the chainring.
Now check the frame decal behind the chainring.
If that decal doesn't say 1020 you can club me like a baby seal.
05-31-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20,652
Views: 3,620,984
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Track Bike - $750...

Track Bike - $750 (Tucson)https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/image_898577bb85a7311c93848476a8259e87feea41bc.png
Here is a one of a kind work of art, built with all high...
05-31-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,228
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-27-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,373
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Finally replacing the black R550s on the Volare: ...

Finally replacing the black R550s on the Volare:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x1200/silver105pedals_937d23c58b11df510c259d63893a9ce5f5500a4e.jpg
05-25-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Ooooh yeah that's horrible. You're to be...

Ooooh yeah that's horrible.

You're to be commended for your selflessness, however. Taking the time to compose a near-perfect "under the truck" pic is very much appreciated.
05-24-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yep. This needed a thread.

Yep. This needed a thread.
05-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,343
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_38741_db7664b23b1f43545a8bf98bfb9cea9fd39ee4e0.jpg
05-18-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By Fahrenheit531

"A moment of clarity" indeed. Well played sir....

"A moment of clarity" indeed. Well played sir. :thumb:
05-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So strange that we're all seeing that before pic...

So strange that we're all seeing that before pic as the after. I saw it and was like "oh no," hahaha. Certainly makes scrolling down worthwhile though! Very nice first build. :thumb:

And now,...
05-15-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,392
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Replace them. Ideally they're the only part of...

Replace them. Ideally they're the only part of your bike that makes contact with the road; cutting corners there can end badly.
05-15-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So "other" = two, six, seven, eight, or nine...

So "other" = two, six, seven, eight, or nine viewings (or none at all), making this one of the most randomly broken polls ever. I love it!

Cool video though. :lol:
05-15-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So instead of adjusting the handlebars and/or...

So instead of adjusting the handlebars and/or lever placement one should replace the entire drivetrain. Sounds legit.
05-13-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Don't be intimidated by tales of wildly...

Don't be intimidated by tales of wildly overpriced vintage stuff you'll have to score from ebay and blah blah whatever. Vintage bicycles are very wallet-friendly unless you are going for a full...
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I may have just what you're looking for: The...

I may have just what you're looking for: The Godzilla Takara. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1051435-takara-touring-940-a.html)
05-10-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 78,502
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Yeah, I folded the half-bill in half and figured...

Yeah, I folded the half-bill in half and figured that was enough since I only run 55psi back there. Got me home easy-peasy. I should probably remember to order tires when I get home from work though....
05-10-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,870
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Looks like you already did. Poor thing.

Looks like you already did. Poor thing.
05-08-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I sold my Paramount and kept my Volare. Haven't...

I sold my Paramount and kept my Volare. Haven't regretted it one little bit.

Hobbiano - serial number does indicate Panasonic.
05-07-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,852
Posted By Fahrenheit531

700c would give you more brake options than 650b...

700c would give you more brake options than 650b I'd imagine. For just getting out there and riding, 700c x 32 (Compass) has treated me very well.

If you're taking about loaded touring I dunno.
05-07-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Unreal. As usual. :lol:

Unreal.

As usual. :lol:
05-07-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 78,502
Posted By Fahrenheit531

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/halfdollar_0d840aaf34ce26718f606a395ae586192e54f1bc.jpg
;)
05-07-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 78,502
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Exactly sixty days later it looks like, and I got...

Exactly sixty days later it looks like, and I got a cool knife's-blade looking piece of plastic all stabby-stabby in the rear tire. Broke a lever during the change, too. Otherwise all good and tra la...
04-28-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 64,424
Views: 10,003,552
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Richard Sachs in Prescott AZ....

Richard Sachs in Prescott AZ. (https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/d/prescott-valley-richard-sachs-racing/7312453110.html) Sexy as hell. Pricey.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By Fahrenheit531

They're legit. I've made a couple of purchases...

They're legit. I've made a couple of purchases and everything was in good order. As mentioned, they're not the place to go for bargains.
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